Robeco appoints manager for biodiversity fund

Robeco has appointed a new senior portfolio manager for its forthcoming RobecoSAM Biodiversity strategy.

David Thomas will be senior portfolio manager for the strategy and will work alongside Aaron Re’em, a long-standing member of Robeco’s thematic investment team in preparing the launch of the RobecoSAM Biodiversity Equities thematic investment strategy in Q4 2022.

Thomas joins from Ellerston Capital where he was a portfolio manager.

Mark van der Kroft, CIO Fundamental and Quant Equity, Robeco: “We are very pleased to welcome David to Robeco. Our range of thematic investment strategies has seen strong interest, and our dedication, ambition and commitment allows us to attract the best world-class professionals. David’s appointment marks an essential step toward launching the RobecoSAM Biodiversity Equities thematic investment strategy, an important milestone in the biodiversity roadmap we outlined earlier this year.”